Latest Wine and food matching Stories

2010-11-08 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine pairings are not just for food anymore. Do you love art? Fine wine? Why not combine the two for an enjoyable evening discovering the worlds of wine and art and their many similarities at the new Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) event, "Art & Wine: A Perfect Pairing." The kick-off event will be Wednesday, November 10, during BGFA's popular "Locals' Night." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-18 12:50:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Star Michelin chef Heinz Beck, Master Chef Andre Soltner and colorful celebrity chef Jon Ashton are among the international culinary stars set for hands-on cooking classes and other savory presentations aboard Crystal Cruises' 15th annual Wine & Food Experiences of Discovery series in 2011. Seven ultra-luxury cruises through South America, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Alaska and the Mexican Riviera will spotlight the artistry,...

2010-07-07 07:30:00

SEATTLE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In his endless search for culinary pleasure, love at first bite struck Jeffrey Saad at a little French bistro in San Francisco over foie gras and a glass of Sauterne. According to Saad, this was the first time he experienced the "ah ha" of what a true wine and food match can do. Saad, runner up for the Next Food Network Star Season 5, shared his most unforgettable food and wine pairings, while providing attendees with some simple, memorable tips for...

2010-06-07 09:33:00

RED BANK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Victor Rallo, restaurateur, wine aficionado and entrepreneur, launches www.RalloWines.com to create a destination where passion for food, wine and travel is celebrated. Consumers seeking an education on creating the perfect marriage of food and wine will find solace at RalloWines.com which features unique video presentations of wine reviews and complementary foods. Breaking the mold of creating another online "wine store", Victor Rallo raises the...

2010-04-05 12:57:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of The Forge's 40th anniversary in 2009, owner Shareef Malnik took advantage of Miami's off-season to close its doors and reinvent the restaurant's direction. With the conclusion of almost a full year of extreme renovations, Malnik is now ready to reveal the Miami Beach icon's rebirth: The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar. A completely updated appearance, inspired farm-to-table menu and lifestyle approach to dining are all elements of The...

2010-01-10 09:44:48

Calcium may not come to mind when you think of tasty foods, but in a study appearing in the January 8 issue of JBC, Japanese researchers have provided the first demonstration that calcium channels on the tongue are the targets of compounds that can enhance taste. In addition to molecules that directly trigger specific taste buds (salty, sweet etc.), there are other substances which have no flavor of their own but can enhance the flavors they are paired with (known as kokumi taste in Japanese...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MyRecipes.com, Time Inc.'s food portal, launched a new wine channel focused on providing great, easy, and sometimes unusual, food and wine pairings. The expanded wine coverage aims to take the mystery out of pairing wine with food and includes a new video series called "Weeknight Wines," a new "Pairings of the Week" column, and a sophisticated wine pairing formula that automatically recommends several wine choices for each recipe in MyRecipes.com's...

2009-07-15 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Epicurious.com, the most award-winning food site, has partnered with Snooth.com, a global hub for wine aficionados, to provide curated wine pairings for the site's over 25,000 editor-tested recipes. Starting today, when users view Epicurious's recipes (with the exception of kid-friendly and breakfast recipes), they will also see multiple wine suggestions for that recipe. The pairings are chosen based on the recipe's primary ingredients, type of cuisine,...

2008-08-05 06:00:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Does the thought of planning a party make you break out in a sweat? Kim Crawford Wines lets you keep your cool with http://www.experiencekimcrawford.com/, a hip, new entertaining site that features party tips, music downloads and recipes. This inspirational site is the "go-to" for everything you need to plan the ultimate party. Too often we work ourselves into a panic trying to throw the perfect party. Whether it's keeping cool with your friends in the...

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